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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Chapter 16, Scenes at the Plantation Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16, Scenes at the Plantation Summary and Analysis

Linda is sent to work at the plantation. Young Mr. Flint, Dr. Flint's son, is preparing the plantation house for his wife-to-be, and there is a lot of work to be done in the few weeks leading up to his marriage. Initially, baby Ellen accompanies her mother to the farm, while Benny, who has been ill, remains in his great-grandmother's home. However, since Linda is kept too busy at the plantation to adequately tend to her daughter's needs, Ellen is soon sent back to stay with Aunt Marthy as well.

Linda is distrustful of Mr. Flint Jr., but is works hard and makes an effort to be agreeable, so the two get along reasonably well. Upon her arrival, the new Mrs. Flint is very satisfied with the work that Linda has done on...

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